What is the definition of diabetes?

Answer Diabetes mellitus is a condition that results in too much glucose in the blood due to the body's inability to produce enough insulin in the pancreas to absorb sugars. If untreated, diabetes causes ... Read More »

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What is the definition of type 2 diabetes?

About 90 percent of Americans who have diabetes have Type 2 diabetes, which means that they are non-insulin dependent. People who have Type 2 diabetes often develop the disease later in life.Causes... Read More »

I am fifty and have just been diagnosed with diabetes. I've attended diabetes class and it scared me. If I am?

Yes. You can live a normal ,healthy life if you control the diabetes.

For the people who answer questions in the diabetes section, where you do get your diabetes knowledge from?

With desperation being the primary motivator: Nearly five years of intense research from all sorts of resources.... Books, Internet sites/forums, asking other diabetics and doctors about it, taking... Read More »

Could anyone explain just how losing weight helps diabetes since not everyone who has diabetes is overweight?

Excess of fat in the fat cells reduces the body's ability to use insulin which affects the utilisation of blood sugar by the body cells....when u lose some weight, that is when fat is lost, insulin... Read More »